NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - We knew him as the KNOP-TV weatherman. Harry Spohn was on weeknight newscasts for over a decade before he retired in 1993. At the age of 90, he died Saturday in North Platte.
Harry traveled the world as a meteorologist. His Navy career took him all over the country and the world. He worked for the National Weather Service in nine locations, including the Antarctic. His final assignment was North Platte where says he achieved his career goal as the Official in Charge of the National Weather Service at Lee Bird Field.
After he retired, he took on the role as Weatherman for KNOP TV. He was on air from 1984 til 1993.